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Inside The Wire 317 | July 2010

Kevin Martin photographed by Niall O’Brien

The Masthead 4

Reviews Index 49

Letters 6

Bitstream 8 News and more from under the radar

Trip Or Squeek 9 Cartoon strip by Savage Pencil

Bites 10 Alan Moore, Ecstatic Peace Library, Klaus Röder, Sabbath Assembly, internet radio and more

Charts 48

Out There 89 Festivals, concerts, gigs and club listings

Below The Radar +The Wire Tapper 96 Free downloads and CDs

Subscriptions 97

Soundcheck 50 This month’s selected CDs, vinyl and downloads, including Omar Souleyman, Andrew Chalk, Pan Sonic and more. Plus avant rock, critical beats, dub, electronica, global, hiphop, jazz & Improv, outer limits, unusual formats and reissues

The Inner Sleeve 71 Bill Morrison on The Who’s Quadrophenia

Print Run 72 New music books: an Arthur Lee biog, histories of the vocoder and Finnish electronic music, plus John Sinclair remembers Sun Ra

On Screen 74 Tom Waits, Animal Collective and indie record stores on DVD

On Site 75 Chris Watson in London’s Kew Gardens

On Location 76 Festival and concert reviews: Ether, Freedom Of The City and Joanna Newsom in London, Donaufestival in Austria and more

DJ Nate 14 Chicago’s fancy footwork king explains the Juke House philosophy to Andrew Nosnitsky

Michael Pisaro 16 Philip Clark enjoys the silence and talks Motown with the Californian composer and field recordist

Global Ear Valledupar 18 Gabriel Stargardter uncovers a hybrid folk culture in Colombia’s secret valleys

Cross Platform Konx-Om-Pax 20 Joe Muggs turns his imagination up to maximum with Glaswegian digital artist, sleeve designer and film maker Tom Scholefield

Invisible Jukebox Oneohtrix Point Never 22 Boston’s cosmic synth explorer is locked into the escape pod with The Wire’s mystery record selection. Tested by Andrew Nosnitsky

Brotherhood of the Bomb 26 On the eve of a new exhibition, David Toop traces the links connecting a host of London’s swinging 60s radicals, from John Latham to Syd Barrett

Chrome Hoof 30 The UK Prog arkestra fuses Prog, Metal, electro, disco and glammed-up theatrics in a bonecrushing multimedia melée. By Joseph Stannard

Poland’s hidden reverse 34 Biba Kopf touches down in Warsaw to begin a tour of Poland’s thriving experimental music underground, from sonorists to trans-idiomatic Improv

The Bug 42 Kevin Martin talks Lisa Blanning through his many metamorphoses, from God’s car-crash Improv to King Midas Sound’s dread-infused dancehall

Epiphanies 98 Alex Neilson on Frank Sinatra’s Only The Lonely

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